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3-Ingredient Tomato Lentil Soup {vegan, high-protein, oil-free}

  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 42 mins
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Quick, easy and hearty tomato and red lentil soup, made with only 3 ingredients! It is vegan, high in protein, high in fiber, and oil-free.


  • 5 cups water
  • 1 cup split red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes (use a high quality brand, such as Cento)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian herb seasoning
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Bring the water to boil in a large saucepan set over high heat. Add the lentils. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes until lentils are falling apart. Add the crushed tomatoes, herb seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered for 15 minutes longer.
  2. Puree the soup using an immersion blender, or transfer to a high speed blender to puree . Adjust salt and pepper to taste.


Storage: store the cooled soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or the freezer for up to 6 months.

  • Category: Soup, Entree
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 cups (500 mL)
  • Calories: 250
  • Sugar: 4.5 g
  • Sodium: 272 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 44 g
  • Fiber: 16 g
  • Protein: 14.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: 3-ingredient soup. lentil soup, tomato soup, oil-free, lentil tomato soup made with 3 ingredients, high protein vegan soup

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